Skyscraper Day is celebrated on September 3rd USL September 1, 2015 USL Facts, USL StoriesSkyscraper Day is a day to appreciate and admire the world’s tallest skyscrapers.Skyscrapers are truly engineering and architectural marvels. In many crowded cities, space is in short supply, and real estate prices are ever increasing. Building “up” becomes more and more logical. As technical capabilities in construction improved, skyscraper buildings have become taller and taller. In addition, there is a certain prestige to have one of the tallest buildings in the world in your city and country. World’s Tallest BuildingsBuildingCountryHeight(Feet)# FloorsYear Built1.Burj KhalifaDubai2,71716320102.Shanghai TowerShanghai, China2,073.12120143.Makkah Royal Clock Toewr HotelMecca, Suadi Arabia1,97112020144.One World Trade CenterNew York City, NY, USA1,77610420145.CTF Finance CentreGuangzhou, China1,74011120166.Taipei 101Taipei, Taiwan1,67110120047.Shanghai World Financial CenterShanghai, China1,61410120088.International Commerce CnetreHong Kong, China1,58811820109.Petronas Tower 1Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,4838819989..Petronas Tower 2Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,48388199811.Zifeng TowerNanjing, China1,47689201012.Willis Tower (formerly The Sears Tower)Chicago, Il1,450108197413.KK100Shenzhen, China1,449100201114.Guanzhou International Finance CenterGuanzhou, China1,440103201015.Trump International Hotel and TowerChicago, IL., USA1,38998200924.Empire State BuildingNew York, New York1,2501021931A Tall Debate: There is some disagreement over how to measure the height of skyscrapers. At issue, is whether to measure the height of flagpoles and antenna atop most tall buildings.Have a very happy Skyscraper Day.Origin of Skyscraper Day:We found no factual information about this special day. But, we do find skyscrapers to be fascinating.Reader Comments:.“Skyscraper day is on September 3rd because that is Louis H. Sullivan’s birthday (1856), the architect credited with the first skyscrapers.” Nathan Bird, Sparks, NevadaLeave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.